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Joel C High

Music Supervisor,
Creative Control Entertainment
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Joel C. High is a music supervisor and producer who has worked on over 150 films and television projects and also is chief executive for a company he co-founded in 2006. Over the last decade, he created and supervised the music departments for two of the leading independent studios in the industry: Trimark Pictures and Lionsgate Entertainment. He built the publishing division for both companies and started the boutique soundtrack label Lions Gate Records. In addition to his acclaimed work in motion pictures working with directors such as Tyler Perry, Marc Forster, Peter Bogdanovich, Don Roos, Roger Avary, James Foley, Bill Paxton, Billy Ray, Mario Van Peebles, Duane Adler and Rob Zombie, he oversaw the music for the growing Television group at Lionsgate, including "The Dead Zone" and the Golden Globe-winning series “Weeds.”

Joel is the music executive behind such films as “Saw,” “Girl with a Pearl Earring” and the Leonard Cohen documentary “I'm Your Man.” He oversaw Lionsgate’s first Academy Award nomination in the Original Song category, for Best Picture winner “Crash” and the Golden Globe nominated score from "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by Alexandre Desplat.

Joel has been the music supervisor for all of Tyler Perry's films including "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" , "I Can Do Bad All By Myself",the box office #1 “Boo! A Madea Halloween”, the ground breaking “For Colored Girls” based on the prizewinning seminal play and has consulted on all of their television programming with TBS, TLC and with Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network. Joel has co-produced and supervised two films in a row for Mario Van Peebles including the coming of age dance film “We The Party” and his soon to be released controversial “IF”.. . He supervised and co-produced the award winning “Of Mind and Music”. He is the music supervisor for films ranging from "In the Mix,” starring Usher, Rob Zombie's "The Devil's Rejects," "The Wash" with Snoop and Dr. Dre, Amy Sedaris and Stephen Colbert’s “Strangers with Candy", Oscar winner "Monsters Ball”, “The Other Woman” starring Natalie Portman, Brett Easton Ellis adaptation “Rules Of Attraction” and Nick Cannon’s directorial Debut “School Dance”. He is a six-time nominee as outstanding Music Supervisor of the year (most recently for VH1 scripted series “Hit The Floor” and the dance completion America’s Best Dance Crew: Road To The VMAs). He recently completed the soon to be released “Heart Beats” a dance film from Writer/Director Duane Adler (“Step Up, Save The Last Dance”)and the Warren G documentary “G-Funkumentary”. He is a founder and board member of the Guild of Music supervisors, and has previously served on the board for the California Copyright Conference.

Joel is currently the principal executive at Creative Control Entertainment, a multi-faceted music supervision, consultation, live event and production company, with offices in Los Angeles and New Orleans and diverse clients ranging from independent studios and national brands to international music trade organizations.

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